depend upon

  • 1 depend upon — index appertain, trust Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 2 depend upon — (H) you can depend upon her to be there (D; intr.) to depend upon for (to depend upon smb. for advice) …

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  • 3 depend upon — phr verb Depend upon is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑existence …

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  • 4 depend upon — verb 1. be contingent on (Freq. 16) The outcomes rides on the results of the election Your grade will depends on your homework • Syn: ↑depend on, ↑devolve on, ↑ride, ↑turn on, ↑hinge on, ↑ …

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  • 5 depend upon — I (Roget s IV) II depend (up)on (Roget s Thesaurus II) verb 1. To place trust or confidence in: bank on (or upon), believe in, count on (or upon), reckon on (or upon), rely on (or upon), trust (in). See TRUST. 2. To look forward to confidently:… …

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  • 6 depend upon — See depend on …

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  • 7 depend upon — contingent on; rely upon …

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  • 8 depend on, depend upon — v. 1) (D; intr.) to depend on, depend upon for (to depend on, depend upon smb. for advice) 2) (H) you can depend on, depend upon her to be there …

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  • 9 depend upon something — phrasal verb depend on or depend upon something [transitive] Word forms depend on : present tense I/you/we/they depend on he/she/it depends on present participle depending on past tense depended on past participle depended on 1) formal depend on… …

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  • 10 depend upon somebody for something — deˈpend on/upon sb/sth (for sth) derived (not usually used in the progressive tenses) to need money, help, etc. from sb/sth else for a particular purpose • The community depends on the shipping industry for its survival. • I don t want to depend… …

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  • 11 depend upon something for something — deˈpend on/upon sb/sth (for sth) derived (not usually used in the progressive tenses) to need money, help, etc. from sb/sth else for a particular purpose • The community depends on the shipping industry for its survival. • I don t want to depend… …

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  • 12 depend upon something — …

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  • 13 Depend — De*pend , v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Depended}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Depending}.] [F. d[ e]pendre, fr. L. depend?re; de + pend?re to hang. See {Pendant}.] 1. To hang down; to be sustained by being fastened or attached to something above. [1913 Webster] And …

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  • 14 depend — /dI pend/ verb it /that depends spoken used to say that you cannot give a definite answer to something, because the answer could change according to what happens: “Are you going to visit him?” “Well, it depends.” depend on/upon phrasal verb (T) 1 …

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  • 15 depend on — verb 1. be contingent on (Freq. 39) The outcomes rides on the results of the election Your grade will depends on your homework • Syn: ↑devolve on, ↑depend upon, ↑ride, ↑turn on, ↑hinge on, ↑ …

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  • 16 depend on — phrasal verb depend on or depend upon something [transitive] Word forms depend on : present tense I/you/we/they depend on he/she/it depends on present participle depending on past tense depended on past participle depended on 1) formal depend on… …

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  • 17 depend on — 1. Rely upon, rest upon, confide in, trust to, count upon, reckon upon, build upon, depend upon. 2. Be conditioned or dependent on, be contingent upon, require, demand, imply, presuppose …

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  • 18 depend — v.intr. 1 (often foll. by on, upon) be controlled or determined by (success depends on hard work; it depends on whether they agree; it depends how you tackle the problem). 2 (foll. by on, upon) a be unable to do without (depends on her mother). b …

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  • 19 depend — 1 *rely, trust, count, reckon, bank Analogous words: lean, incline (see SLANT vb) 2 Depend, hinge, hang, turn are comparable when they mean to rest or, especially, to be contingent upon something uncertain or variable or indeterminable. All are… …

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  • 20 depend on/upon — [phrasal verb] depend on/upon (someone or something) 1 : to be determined or decided by (something) We re not sure if we ll have the picnic. It depends on the weather. [=if the weather is good we will have the picnic] “Will you go back to… …

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